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Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

...being carried aboard a ship bound for Washington state. The rig is ultimately headed to the Arctic Ocean for exploratory oil drilling this summer.Greenpeace spread the word about the activists' achievement, using a well-honed publicity machine...
Empire Editorial: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...and the Department of the Interior upheld a 2008 Arctic lease sale, allowing Royal Dutch Shell to return to exploratory oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea. The Interior Department will spend the next 30 days examining Shell's summer drilling...
Candidate says tapping oil from Arctic wildlife refuge will help reduce gas prices

...environmental and Native Alaskan groups asked a federal appeals court to block Royal Dutch Shell's plans for exploratory oil drilling near the refuge. The U.S. Mineral Management Service decided this year to allow the energy giant to drill...
Opening ANWR is far from a sure thing after election

WASHINGTON - For supporters of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, electing George W. Bush as president may have been the easy part. Now the hard work begins.
EPA seeks public comments on Shell air quality permits

...Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comments on revised draft air quality permits for Shell's exploratory oil drilling operations in the Arctic. Final permits will be issued after comments from the public and key stakeholders are...
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New taxes, fund earnings thought to be fiscal solutions

...250 million. Then there's the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. House has approved a bill for exploratory oil drilling on ANWR's coastal plain. But the issue is still tied up in the Senate. And even if approved now, no one...


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